This week’s crème de la crème – June 14, 2014

A few of the bijoux I discovered this week.


The Future of the Canadian Archival Community by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections.

From Roscommon to Canada by Joe Buggy on Townland of Origin.

“They Were Only Farmers” — Take the Challenge by Valerie Hughes on Genealogy With Valerie.

Genealogy: Collecting Dead Relatives by Steve Lundeberg on the Democrat-Herald Blog, Albany, New York.

Emigrant Visas from Bordeaux by Anne Morddel on The French Genealogy Blog.

Hunt for Acadian Ancestors Resumes in Louisiana by Dick Eastman on Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter.

Tutorial #1: Adding Facts & Photos on Lives of the First World War by Lorine McGinnis Schulze, The Olive Tree Genealogy.

Learning: Plotting Family Cemeteries on Google Map by Heather Collins on Young & Savvy Genealogists.

Tuesday’s Tip — How I Use…. Twitter for Genealogy by Jo on Full Circle Family History.

“Retirement” Tips for Ancestry Y-DNA & mtDNA, MyCanvans and Customers by Diane Haddad on Genealogy Insider.


Guelph writer infuses family history in Schwan Breweries story by David J. Knight, The Record, Kitchener, Ontario.

Loyalists mark 100 years by Jessica Botelho-Urbanski, Winnipeg Free Press.

Our forefathers’ racism haunts us still by Carol Goar, Guelph (Ontario) Mercury.

The Rabbi Cardinal O’Connor Never Knew: His Grandfather by Alison Leigh Cowan, New York Times.

Returned photos reveal a father never known, 50-year-old promise kept by Matthew M. Burke and Chiyomi Sumida, Stars and Stripes, Washington, DC.


Creating a Research Checklist in Evernote by Lynn Palermo on The Armchair Genealogist.

Sir Tony Robinson Reviews Life Before World War I by Kristie Wells on Blog.


About Gail Dever

Gail Dever is a Montreal-based genealogist and blogger and a webmaster for the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa.
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5 Responses to This week’s crème de la crème – June 14, 2014

  1. Thank you for including me, I appreciate it.

  2. Anne Morddel says:

    And thank you for including my blog as well.

  3. Lynn says:

    Thanks Gail for the shout out.

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